SocksPLUS Goes Deep with the Lake Erie Crushers!

Thank you for celebrating with Community West Foundation! Once again, SocksPLUS Night at Sprenger Stadium was a great success, thanks to everyone that brought socks and cash donations – a reflection of our community’s tremendous compassion for those in need. SocksPLUS teamed up with our friends at the Lake Erie Crushers for the third year in a row at the ... Read More »

LCCC Hosts 10th Annual ‘Best of Lorain County’

The 10th Annual Best of Lorain County event packed out the Reaser Grand Room at The Spitzer Conference Center at Lorain County Community College the evening of Aug. 1. The annual summer bash brought out hundreds of guests who voted for the Best of Lorain County in a variety of categories ranging from food, entertainment to shopping, health, children’s interests ... Read More »

‘Lovely Ladies’ Bring Joy and Inspiration at Avon Place

A trio of volunteers who devote every Tuesday morning to bringing joy to residents at Avon Place serve as an inspiration to the community. At 91-years old, Margaret Stein has been a volunteer at the Detroit Road facility for over 40 years! “I got started through my work with my parish, Holy Trinity, and I have been coming here ever ... Read More »

What’s Been Happening at Avon Place….

Pathways nurse Brittany Robertson presented portraits for 2 residents, Mary Ann Bregar and Joyce Brand. Thank you so much Brittany for sharing your artistic talent with our residents, family members & staff. Pet visits with Candy July Bravo Board winner is RN Stephanie Mangan. Craft morning on Pathways. Please follow and like us: Read More »

God Cares Picnic Brings Summer Fun

A highlight of the summer season is the annual God Cares Summer Picnic hosted at Westlake’s St. Paul Lutheran Church for residents of the area’s long-term care facilities. God Cares is an Avon Lake-based ministry. It is a special, mission-based organization started in 1994. It has since made a difference in the lives of thousands and its Summer Picnic has ... Read More »

Avon Parks & Recreation Presents Movie Night in the Park

Movie Night in the Park presented by Avon Parks & Recreation will be on Saturday, August 3 at the Every Child’s Playground (located near the Avon Aquatic Facility) starting at 7 p.m. Various activities for all ages including a bounce house, Game Truck, balloon artist, crafts, games, music, refreshments and fun! Movie will be at dusk on a 40′ screen ... Read More »

Avon Place FREE July Events

Avon Place Free July Event Lunch & Learn: Tuesday, July 30, Lunch 11:30am • Presentation 12:00pm • Amelia Earhart – presented by the Lorain County Historical Societyz. In honor of Amelia Earhart day, which is celebrated on July 24th, the Lorain County Historical Society will present the story of the life and adventures of this recordsetting aviatrix. Please RSVP to 440-937-6201 no ... Read More »

City of Avon Installs Veterans Memorial

The City of Avon’s new Veterans Memorial took a big step towards completion on Wednesday, July 3, when the granite marker stones were delivered to the memorial location at Detroit Road Park. The dramatic installation saw Kotecki Monuments use a large crane to set the 10 large stones in their proper places at the memorial.  The memorial is located in ... Read More »

Avon Celebrates America with Bike Parade

The City of Avon celebrated Independence Day with its fourth annual Great Avon Bike Parade the morning of July 4. The parade featured decorated bicycles, scooters, wagons and tricycles, all welcomed enthusiastically by councilwoman Tammy Holzmeier. Encouraged to use a patriotic theme to celebrate July 4th, riders were decked out in red, white and blue enthusiasm as police and fire ... Read More »

Winners at Work

Football season hasn’t even started yet and the Avon Eagles are already winners! Head Coach Mike Elder shared a post last week of the team after a 6 a.m. football workout volunteering in the community. “These young men volunteered to help clean up the Resthaven Cemetery in Avon. Community Service helps eliminate entitlement when it is embedded in the culture ... Read More »